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Pontiac School District OKs Consent Agreement, Avoids EM

The Pontiac School District is facing a roughly a $38 million deficit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

Audit: Detroit’s Deficit Grew To Nearly $327M

An audit says Detroit’s accumulated general-fund deficit is nearly $327 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2013

Emergency Financial Manager Still On The Table For Detroit

Detroit’s budget deficit exceeds $200 million and Michigan treasurer Andy Dillion says the city’s finances are eroding quicker than expected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012

Mayor Dave Bing, left; with Andy Dillon. (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Bing Updates City Council On Planned Reforms

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing went before Detroit City Council on Monday, for the first time in months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2012

Detroiters rally to keep Belle Isle on August 1, 2012. (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Detroiters Rally To Keep Belle Isle

Nearly 200 Detroiters gathered on Belle Isle to protest a state proposal to take control of the island under.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2012

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Detroit Consent Agreement

A Wayne County Circuit Court judge has ruled the city of Detroit can move ahead with its consent agreement with the state.


Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is seen with members of Detroit City Council. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting, File)

Detroit Mayor Imposes Union Contract Changes, Wage Cuts

A 10 percent employee wage cut and work rule changes are being imposed by Detroit Mayor Dave Bing under a plan to get the city’s finances under control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012

(WWJ Photo/S.L. Stoddart)

Detroit Financial Board OKs Plan For Union Cuts

A board created to help Detroit Mayor Dave Bing repair the city’s broken finances has approved his plan to make more than $100 million in cuts to the unionized workforce.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2012

Judge Denies Request To Revisit Consent Deal Suit

A judge has declined to reconsider an earlier ruling that dismissed a lawsuit challenging a financial stability agreement between Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and the state of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2012

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Bank Extends Detroit Deadline, Delays Cash Crunch

A bank is extending a deadline on a bond transaction that will let the city of Detroit get most of June’s revenue sharing payment from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2012